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Jumeriah English Speaking School Arabian Ranches

Rating: Outstanding
Location: Arabian Ranches
Curriculum: British
Level Taught: Foundation/secondary
Fees: Dhs 45000 to Dhs 86,000 (plus debenture of Dhs 20,000)

What says: JESS Arabian Ranches makes good use of its nine acre site and its facilities are every bit as good as any of the best profit making schools with 70 teaching areas, Science & ICT labs, Art, Drama & DT facilities, an independent music facility, a 500-seater Auditorium, 1000sq metre sports hall, two temperature-controlled, shaded swimming pools, equipped playground areas and extensive playing fields.

What the School Says:

"The measure of a great school is the calibre of the young men and women who depart from a JESS education motivated, confident, high achieving and adaptable , well prepared for the challenges presented by today’s fast moving, global environment. With the outstanding climate for learning and personal development that has evolved at our school, they can only succeed."

What the KHDA Says: Attainment and progress in English, mathematics and science are outstanding in all phases. The school ensures that students develop outstanding learning skills, while teaching and assessment are of a high quality in many subjects.

In addition, the provision of personal and social guidance offered to students is, they say, excellent.

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